Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: Cabinet

Cabinet approves MoU with Nepal for construction of bridge over Mahakali river

Briefing the media Thursday, I&B Minister Anurag Thakur said the bridge will be completed within 3 years & will help people living in Uttarakhand's Dharchula & in Nepal territory.

Cabinet approves Rs 12,000 crore for second phase of Green Energy Corridor

The scheme aims to facilitate grid integration, power evacuation of about 20 GW of renewable energy projects in 7 states and will be implemented during 2021-22 to 2025-26 fiscal years.

Modi govt approves extension of rural housing scheme for next 3 years till March 2024

Union Minister Anurag Thakur said the continuation of PMAY (R) scheme will ensure that remaining 155.75 lakh households within the target of 2.95 cr houses will be provided assistance.

Cotton Corporation to get Rs 17,409 cr for procurement for 7 seasons from 2014-15 to 2020-21

The decision was taken at the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs headed by PM Modi and is likely to bring relief to 3,70,000 workers employed in jute mills and ancillary units.

BJP’s Jan Ashirwad Yatra — What 39 ministers travelling 22 states in 5 days hope for

A look at the speeches and itineraries of Modi's new Cabinet ministers, from Anurag Thakur to Narayan Rane, during their 5-day Jan Ashirwad Yatra.

Cabinet approves Rs 15,000 crore FDI proposal in Anchorage Infra Investment Holding

According to an official release, the investment will substantiate Modi government's plan to develop world-class airports & transport-related infrastructure via private partnerships.

Cabinet approves setting up of infrastructure development corporation for Ladakh

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday approved the establishment of an integrated multi-purpose infrastructure development corporation for the Union Territory of Ladakh. The decision has been...

Finance ministry issues orders to implement Cabinet decision to hike DA, DR from 1 July

The Union Cabinet on 14 July had decided to restore Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief for central government employees and pensioners while increasing the rate of allowance to 28%.

SubscriberWrites: After Covid disaster, new Modi Cabinet should primarily focus on rebuilding bridges

According to Shubhayan Bhattacharya, Modi government should chart out the country's recovery from pandemic wounds and a ministerial shakeup may just be the first step forward.

Don’t just count women ministers in Modi govt. Portfolios more crucial for equality

Women have been largely excluded from ministries such as finance, defence, heavy industry, railways, transport, and agriculture that corner most of the government’s budget.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
Representational image of bottles of cooking oil at a store on the outskirts of New Delhi | Bloomberg

Why is your tadka getting more & more expensive? Blame India’s reliance on edible oil imports

Indians spending 14% more on edible oil compared to last year. Experts expect a cooldown if no shocks prevail, government says ‘situation under control’.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.